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WILEMAN, Jeltje “Jay”

May 27, 1920 – November 11, 2012

Jay passed away at the Beverly Midnapore Care Center on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the age of 92 years. Jay followed the love of her life, Randolph, to Canada as a Dutch war bride in 1946. They resided in Calgary and Red Deer where they raised their family. Jay worked for the City of Red Deer as a Social Worker. Her proudest accomplishments in this capacity included facilitating the creation of Red Deer’s Golden Circle Seniors Center and her tenure as a member of Alberta Seniors Council on Aging. Jay enjoyed the arts, sailing and was a great swimmer.

She is survived by her daughter, Cora (Tom) Collins; her 4 grandchildren Tarah, Brandi (Brian), Brianne (Chris) and Jesse. She is also survived by her sister Ada Biljardt, numerous nieces and nephews and extended family, including Alice (Rigby) Easton. She was predeceased by her husband Randolph and her beloved daughter Aenid. A private celebration of her life will be held for immediate family. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Jeltje Wileman, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. I am currently serving as the Chair of the Board of Directos of the Golden Circle in Red Deer and want to convey our condolences and appreciation for Jeltje’s involvement. Jeltje’s work to create the Golden Circle is much appreciated by the citizen’s of Red Deer. The Golden Circle has expanded and continues to be a very active place and is important to the lives of Seniors living in Red Deer.

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